Notes from Abroad is a Portland State University student blog featuring reflections on travel and study abroad in the Middle East.
This blog is a project of the Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University. All of the bloggers are Portland State University students or alumni and are volunteers.
The Middle East Studies Center promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.